Student Development Articles
Survey shows Millikin students value college experience
Recent results from the 2018 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) indicate that the overall experience for Millikin University first-year students and those preparing to graduate have been excellent.
Volleyball Team Captain flourishing as a student and leader
During Emily Seegmiller's senior year of high school she was looking for two aspects in a university while searching for schools to attend. First, she knew she wanted to continue her volleyball career, and two, she wanted a small school that would allow her to connect with her classmates and professors.
Millikin looks back on year one of its 'New Front Door'
It was on Aug. 21, 2017, that the new front door to Millikin University, the University Commons, was officially open to the campus and surrounding community.
Millikin first-year students receive introduction to college
First-Year Experience Mentor Kelly Conrad says Day of Action is a unique opportunity to show new Millikin University students the Decatur (Ill.) community and to show, aside from Millikin, there are other reasons to come to Decatur.
Welcome Message from Millikin President Dr. Patrick E. White
The start of the academic year is always a special time at Millikin University as the fall semester promises to be filled with engaging activities, events, and what lies at the heart of a Millikin education, Performance Learning.
Tips for making sure the only blues you get, are the Millikin Big Blues
The start of the academic year is underway and many first-year students are getting started with their Big Blue experience.
To help us learn a little more about how to best engage in the Millikin community, we caught up with Molly Berry, director of the Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, who provided some great transition tips.
Millikin's newest LV Scholars embrace diversity
To be a Long-Vanderburg Scholar at Millikin University means being able to grow as a diverse leader through action and service says Maya Van Lysebettens, a senior human services major from Chicago.
Millikin's EDGE program introduces students to college life
Decatur native Korren Baltimore is a senior business management major who is among a group of upper-class students playing the vital role of mentor for a program at Millikin University called Excellence Developed through Growth and Experience – better known as the EDGE program.